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My Father's Dragon

by Ruth Stiles Gannett & Ruth Chrisman Gannett Dover Publications (November 26, 2013)

Young Elmer voyages to Wild Island to rescue a captive dragon by outwitting hungry tigers, cranky crocodiles, and other fierce animals. This charmingly illustrated Newbery Honor Book has delighted generations...

The Wind in the Willows: In Easy-to-Read Type

by Kenneth Grahame Dover Publications (October 24, 2012)

Beloved classic follows the adventures of shy Mole, personable Water Rat, reclusive Badger, and pleasure-seeking Toad of Toad Hall. Newly abridged, with 31 illustrations.

Wigwam Evenings: 27 Sioux Folk Tales

by Charles A Eastman & Elaine Goodale Eastman Dover Publications (February 05, 2013)

Chosen by a renowned folklorist who was raised among the Sioux, these 27 entertaining and instructive tales include creation myths, animal fables, and other adventures that will charm young readers.

The Adventures of Unc' Billy Possum

by Thornton W. Burgess Dover Publications (October 10, 2012)

When Unc' Billy Possum learns how easy it is to get into trouble, it takes some doin' to get himself out of his predicament. For children 6–10. 6 black-and-white illustrations.

The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad

by Thornton W. Burgess Dover Publications (February 14, 2012)

Jimmy Skunk, Peter Rabbit, and other woodland creatures secretly trail Old Mr. Toad as he makes his way to a very important engagement. Gentle lessons about nature and the environment.

The Burgess Animal Book for Children

by Thornton W. Burgess Dover Publications (April 16, 2012)

Porcupines, field mice, coyotes, and other creatures take on appealing personalities in informative, entertaining tales about the inhabitants of the Green Forest and beyond. 73 illustrations.

The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear

by Edward Lear Dover Publications (November 05, 2012)

Every line of every nonsense book written by the celebrated humorist and author of "The Owl and the Pussycat." Illustrated by more than 500 of Lear's quirky drawings.

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

by Selma Lagerlöf Dover Publications (January 22, 2013)

Enchanting tale about a boy who can understand the speech of animals, imparting information about nature, geography, and native folklore.

The Burgess Seashore Book for Children

by Thornton W. Burgess Dover Publications (April 25, 2012)

Danny Meadow Mouse, Jimmy Skunk, and Reddy Fox explore the Atlantic shoreline and learn about habits and habitats of many creatures — from horseshoe crabs to sea cucumbers. 48 illustrations.

Black Beauty

by Anna Sewell Dover Publications (February 09, 2012)

Deeply moving tale of a horse and his experiences at the hands of many owners — some sensitive and gentle, others thoughtless and cruel. For animal lovers of all ages. Unabridged.

The Burgess Bird Book for Children

by Thornton W. Burgess Dover Publications (April 16, 2012)

Downy the Woodpecker, Spooky the Screech Owl, and other winged creatures tell Peter Cottontail about their migration patterns, calls, nesting habits, and more in this blend of fact and fiction. 32 black-and-white...

The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt

by G. A. Henty Dover Publications (February 07, 2012)

A young Egyptian accidentally kills a sacred cat and must flee from an angry mob. Set in 1250 B.C., this thrilling adventure also features fascinating details about Egyptian religion, geography, farming, and...

Just So Stories

by Rudyard Kipling Dover Publications (February 06, 2012)

"How the Camel Got His Hump," "How the Whale Got His Throat," "How the Leopard Got His Spots," "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," "The Elephant's Child," 7 others.

Whitefoot the Wood Mouse: In Easy-to-Read Type

by Thornton W. Burgess Dover Publications (April 26, 2012)

Little Whitefoot the Wood Mouse learns the meaning of the word "trust" when he decides to spend the winter in Farmer Brown's barn.

Old Mother West Wind

by Thornton W. Burgess Dover Publications (February 02, 2012)

Beloved classic recounts the adventures of the animals in the Green Forest — Billy Mink's swimming party, Reddy Fox's fishing expedition, many more. 6 full-page illustrations.

The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel

by Thornton W. Burgess Dover Publications (February 02, 2012)

Delightfully told tale chronicles escapades of a bushy-tailed mischief-maker who learns that curiosity, carelessness, and mistrust can lead to a heap of troubles.

The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat

by Thornton W. Burgess Dover Publications (February 01, 2012)

Charming fable about the animals in the Green Forest and what happens when water stops flowing in the Laughing Brook and the Smiling Pool. Large, easy-to-read type. 6 new illustrations.

The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk

by Thornton W. Burgess Dover Publications (February 29, 2012)

Jimmy Skunk gets even, Reddy Fox learns a lesson about preparedness, and Peter Rabbit gets his comeuppance. An engaging tale with gentle lessons about courtesy, kindness, and preparedness.

The Adventures of Reddy Fox

by Thornton W. Burgess Dover Publications (February 01, 2012)

Timeless fable of an overconfident little fox who steals a plump pet hen and is hotly pursued by Farmer Brown's boy and Bowser the Hound. 6 black-and-white line illustrations. New preface.

African Folk Tales

by Yuko Green & Hugh Vernon-Jackson Dover Publications (February 01, 2012)

Entertaining stories handed down from generation to generation among tribal cultures include "The Magic Crocodile," "The Hare and the Crownbird," "The Boy in the Drum," 15 others. 19 illustrations.

Puppy Pie

by Jay Williams & Wayne Blickenstaff Dover Publications (September 21, 2016)

Five-year-old Jenny loves apple pie almost as much as she loves her puppy, Sam. When Jenny celebrates her birthday, the special pie she makes for Sam surprises the whole party, including Jenny herself. This...


by Jean Stafford & Erik Blegvad Dover Publications (October 23, 2017)

"A lighthearted concoction of extraordinary events, told with affection and humor." ― The New York Times.

"Oh, what an admirable cat is Elephi! (And what an admirable writer is Jean Stafford!) … Don't you...


by Richard Wilbur Dover Publications (November 24, 2015)

Loudmouse might be small, but he sure makes a lot of noise! His mama wishes he were a bit quieter, but Loudmouse's booming voice sure comes in handy when there's a cat on the prowl, a mousetrap waiting to be...

The Heavenly Tenants

by William Maxwell & Ilonka Karasz Dover Publications (July 24, 2017)

The Marvell family is on the move, driving from their Wisconsin farm to visit the children's grandmother in Virginia. The night before their departure, Mr. Marvell talks to Roger, Heather, and the twins about...

Syd Hoff's Dinosaur Stories and More

by Syd Hoff Dover Publications (January 20, 2016)

From Syd Hoff, famed creator of Danny and the Dinosaur, comes this collection of three rare books:

Amy's Dinosaur features a forward-looking ecological theme. When Amy and her friends take a walk in the woods,...

The Blue Cat of Castle Town

by Catherine Cate Coblentz & Janice Holland Dover Publications (May 19, 2017)

"An imaginative, poetic, and often amusing story, written with great skill." — Kirkus Reviews

Once in a blue moon, a blue kitten is born. And that little cat knows how to hear the song of the river — the...

Johnny Crow's Picture Book

by L. Leslie Brooke Dover Publications (September 30, 2015)

A lively group of animal friends gather for hijinks in this compilation of three classic picture books. Brimming with simple but charming rhymes, pen-and-ink drawings, and luminous watercolor illustrations,...